prostatectomy

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prostatectomy

[‚präs·tə′tek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of all or part of the prostate.
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Assessment of bladder and urethral sphincter function before and after radical retropubic prostatectomy.
About half of my patients choose the "tried and true" method of radical retropubic prostatectomy, and the other half choose the robotic approach.
Treatment of prostate cancer local recurrence after radical retropubic prostatectomy with 17-gauge interstitial transperineal cryoablation: initial experience.
The role of conventional and functional endorectal magnetic resonance imaging in the decision of whether to preserve or resect the neurovascular bundles during radical retropubic prostatectomy.
Objective: We aimed to investigate the concordance among preoperative clinical parameters, tumor positiveness at the surgical borders and Gleason scores (GS) determined at diagnostic prostate needle biopsy (PNB) and radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP) specimens in patients that had undergone RRP for clinically local stage prostat cancer, and to determine the value of GS in predicting the clinical course of PNB.
In the literature, the results of radical retropubic prostatectomy following previous TURP have been evaluated in several studies,[5-7] although similar data on large series of laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (LRP) are lacking.
Of these, 104 patients with localized prostate cancer and who had under-gone a radical retropubic prostatectomy were analyzed for GS concordance.